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Crime report for Dec. 16

Sheriff’s Report

The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls on Monday.

Property Damage

12:10 p.m. Deputy responded to a property damage call after a vehicle left the roadway due to getting too close to the edge and struck a mailbox while heading into the ditch on Fairgrounds Road NW in Bemidji. Vehicle owner attempted to contact mailbox owner but was not home.


5:05 a.m. Vehicle vs. deer accident on Highway 72 NE ini Waskish.

12:20 p.m. Deputy assisted with crash on Petes Place West on Highway 2 and Highway 89 NW in Bemidji.

Disorderly Conduct

8:42 a.m. A 19-year-old man was arrested on a warrant following a disorderly conduct call on the 1200 block of Little Norway Ave. SE in Bemdiji.

8:01 p.m. A 35-year-old man was arrested for a probation violation following a disorderly conduct call on the 4900 block of Blackbird Road NE in Bemidji.


10:52 a.m. A 34-year-old man was arrested on Highway 371 in Cass Lake and transported to the Beltrami County Jail.

11:46 p.m. A 23-year-old man was arrested on a warrant on Highway 224 in White Earth.

Police Report

The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls on Monday:


6:12 p.m. A report was made of property damage to and a theft from a vehicle at Anytime Fitness North on the 1700 block of Paul Bunyan Drive NW.

12:55 p.m. A 31-year-old woman, a 25-year-old man, a 23-year-old man, a 27-year-old man, a 30-year-old woman, a 33-year-old man, a 48-year-old man, a 24-year-old man, a 24-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman were arrested in connection with a report of a co-owner of a vehicle not being returned on the 2600 block of Delton Ave. NW.

1:12 p.m. Several individuals were arrested for theft and possession of stolen property on the 1400 block of Paul Bunyan Drive NW.

8:33 p.m. Theft or laundry was reported on the 300 block of 19th Street NE.


1:52 p.m. A 26-year-old man was arrested for a probation violation on the 900 block of 26th Street NW.

Gang Activity

4:14 p.m. Officers received a report of individuals walking through an apartment building on the 2900 block of Pine Ridge Ave. NW wearing black and red clothing and stating they were the Native Mob. Officers located two individuals matching the description but they denied making the comments.


3:27 p.m. Officer responded to a non-injury accident on Irvine Ave. NW.

5:30 p.m. Officer responded to a two car accident without injuries on the 200 block of Paul Bunyan Drive NW.

7:55 p.m. Officer took report of a hit and run accident on the 1400 block of Paul Bunyan Drive NW.

Compliance Check

8:26 p.m. A 23-year-old woman was cited for failing an alcohol sale compliance check on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Drive NW.

Disorderly Conduct

8:43 p.m. Two people were removed from the hospital on the 1300 block of Anne Street NW following a disorderly conduct call.

Crystal Dey
Crystal Dey covers crime, courts, tribal relations and social issues for The Bemidji Pioneer in Bemidji, Minnesota. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey has worked for the Echo Press in Alexandria, Minnesota, The Forum in Fargo, North Dakota, The Tampa Tribune in Tampa, Florida, the Hartford Courant in Hartford and West Hartford News in West Hartford, Connecticut. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.
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